LGBT Seniors – New Report Shows The Population is Growing

LGBT Seniors – Population Surge The journal The Gerontologist released the largest national survey to date focused on the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT seniors. The issue, titled “Aging with Pride: National Health, Aging, and Sexuality/Gender Study (NHAS),” provides cutting edge research, drawing upon the...

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Become Your Own Health Advocate – Smilecast 34

Become Your Own Health Advocate Navigating the health care system is hard enough already. Transitions in care are often worse. In this kind of environment, it is essential that people learn how to advocate for themselves. The current and anticipated health care environment presents a win-lose proposition to patients. With...

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Mediterranean Diet Good for Brain Health – Video

Mediterranean Diet May Have Lasting Effects on Brain Health A new study shows that older people who followed a Mediterranean diet retained more brain volume over a three-year period than those who did not follow the diet as closely. The study was published in the online issue of Neurology, the...

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Top Travel Destinations for Seniors

Top Travel Destinations for Seniors Be Independent Home Care, an Irish company that provides one-to-one assistance and support to elderly clients in their own homes to help them maintain their independence and individuality created this interactive StoryMap which profiles ideal travel destinations for seniors. Find out more about them here –  http://www.beindependenthomecare.ie/join-the-team/care-assistant-jobs.html....

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Senior Mobility – Important Reminders to Stay Safe

Senior Mobility – Important Reminders from Vive Health Experiencing problems with your own mobility? You’re not alone. The United States Census Bureau reports that of the almost 16 million seniors who have a disability, a whopping two thirds of them report theirs is specifically linked to issues with mobility –...

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Chair Yoga Helps Your Osteoarthritis – Video

Chair Yoga – Benefits Are Many Researchers at Florida Atlantic University examined the effects of chair yoga on pain and physical function in older adults with osteoarthritis. For the study, researchers randomly assigned 131 older adults with osteoarthritis to either the “Sit ‘N’ Fit Chair” program developed by Kristine Lee...

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